SAN PEDRO CITY –– A suspected drug pusher was killed while his companion was arrested in a buy-bust operation in General Trias City, Cavite, police said Wednesday.
A report from the police said authorities conducted the operation against Marvin Peji and his companion, Braman Encarnacion in Barangay San Francisco at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday.
The report said the suspects may have realized they were dealing with the police, as Peji drew and fired his gun before both attempted to escape towards a riverside.
Police fired back during the chase and hit Peji, who died instantly.
The police arrested Encarnacion after the shootout.
Recovered from him were three sachets of suspected shabu (crystal meth)./lzb
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